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Lipoprotein(a) is a topic covered in the Guide to Diagnostic Tests.

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Lipoprotein (a) [Lp(a)], serum or plasma

≤ 30 mg/dL

SST, red, PPT, green, lavender

Overnight fasting; separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection.


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McPhee, Stephen J., et al. "Lipoprotein(a)." Guide to Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2017. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619534/all/Lipoprotein_a_.
McPhee SJ, Lu CM, Nicoll D. Lipoprotein(a). Guide to Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2017. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619534/all/Lipoprotein_a_. Accessed April 24, 2019.
McPhee, S. J., Lu, C. M., & Nicoll, D. (2017). Lipoprotein(a). In Guide to Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619534/all/Lipoprotein_a_
McPhee SJ, Lu CM, Nicoll D. Lipoprotein(a) [Internet]. In: Guide to Diagnostic Tests. McGraw-Hill Education; 2017. [cited 2019 April 24]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619534/all/Lipoprotein_a_.
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